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ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 6 August after a ten-year journey through the Solar System. The landing site, currently known as Site J and located on the smaller of the comet’s two ‘lobes’, was selected just six weeks after Rosetta arrived at the comet. The mission’s lander, Philae, will be deployed on… » read more

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“Eratosthenes’ measurement of the Earth’s Circumference” is an activity that engages ODS schools in international cooperation. Students from schools across the world measure the Earth’s circumference by performing the experiment of Eratosthenes, originally carried out in the 3rd century B.C. Over 120 schools have already registered to participate to this year’s event! At their respective… » read more

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WHAT: A contest for teachers to create a learning scenario. You can submit your own scenario to http://www.ods-contests.eu/ WHO: Teachers from all over Europe. WHEN: The contest closes on April 10th, 2014 WHY: The ODS Contest is a chance for teachers interested in innovative educational methods and tools to create a learning scenario that will… » read more

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ODS Summer School 2014

The 2014 ODS Summer School will take place between the 13th and 18th of July 2014 in Attica, Greece. The Open Discovery Space Summer School 2014 is a school development and innovation course, addressed to teachers and school leaders. The aim of the course is to support school innovation and to train teachers and leaders… » read more

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Open Educational Resources (OER) are promising for different contexts. Whereas the majority of OER is in English, smaller countries might benefit most from the uptake of OER. But how can this be achieved without educational neo-colonialism? See our experiences from Greenland, a country with specific requirements but also with very strong educational developments and progress.… » read more

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ODS @ EDUCA 2014

EDUCA 2014 is the largest event for the education and training sector in Finland and will take place on the 24-25th of January. An extensive exhibition area for sector products and services as well as a high-quality seminar programme will provide a comprehensive review of what’s happening in education and what the professionals are talking… » read more

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  ICT2013 held in Vilnius from 5-8 November, brought together Europe’s best & brightest in ICT research, with businesses old & new, web start-ups and digital strategists to chart a path for Europe’s ICT research policy. This important event saw the launch of the new pluri-annual programme for supporting Research and Development in Europe: Horizon… » read more

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How to adapt the Open Discovery Space approach in different countries – this is one of the key challenges in the project. As one of the first countries, Greenland now promotes the ODS approach with experts from schools and administration. One of the keys to success here is the integration into educational policies and the… » read more

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